Zach Braff

Biography

Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff (born April 6, 1975 in South orange, New Jersey) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. Braff first became known in 2001 for his role as Dr. John Dorian on the TV series Scrubs, which earned him his first Emmy nomination. Braff remained working on Scrubs for eight years, until he announced his departure as an actor, his last episode airing in December 2009. Braff has, however, taken an executive producer's role on the series.

In 2004, Braff made his directorial debut with Garden State, a coming of age film. Braff returned to his home state of New Jersey to shoot the film, which was produced on a budget of $2.5 million. The film made over $35 million at the box office as well as profiting from DVD sales, and was praised by critics,[1] giving Braff his first financial success and critical acclaim in film work. Braff wrote the film, starred in it, and selected and produced the soundtrack record, for which he won a Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack Album in 2005.

Braff is also known for starring in the films The Last Kiss and The Ex, and for his vocal work on Chicken Little. In 1993, he had a supporting role in Woody Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery – a role that would mark his film debut. Braff states that he will continue to write and direct films in the coming years.

Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff (born April 6, 1975 in South orange, New Jersey) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. Braff first became known in 2001 for his role as Dr. John Dorian on the TV series Scrubs, which earned him his first Emmy nomination. Braff remained working on Scrubs for eight years, until he announced his departure as an actor, his last episode airing in December 2009. Braff has, however, taken an executive producer's role on the series.

In 2004, Braff made his directorial debut with Garden State, a coming of age film. Braff returned to his home state of New Jersey to shoot the film, which was produced on a budget of $2.5 million. The film made over $35 million at the box office as well as profiting from DVD sales, and was praised by critics,[1] giving Braff his first financial success and critical acclaim in film work. Braff wrote the film, starred in it, and selected and produced the soundtrack record, for which he won a Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack Album in 2005.

Braff is also known for starring in the films The Last Kiss and The Ex, and for his vocal work on Chicken Little. In 1993, he had a supporting role in Woody Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery – a role that would mark his film debut. Braff states that he will continue to write and direct films in the coming years.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 36

Birthday 1975-04-06

Place of Birth South Orange, New Jersey, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site https://www.facebook.com/ZachBraff

Also Known As

  • Zachary Israel Braff

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 In Dubious Battle
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself (archive footage)
2014 Video Games: The Movie as Himself
2014 Wish I Was Here as Aidan Bloom
2013 Oz: The Great and Powerful as Frank / Finley
2013 Circus Halligalli(1 episode)
2012 The Color of Time as Albert
2010 The High Cost of Living as Henry
2006 The Ex as Tom Reilly
2006 The Last Kiss as Michael
2005 Chicken Little as Chicken Little (voice)
2004 Garden State as Andrew Largeman
2003 Arrested Development(2 episodes)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(3 episodes)
2003 Punk'd(1 episode) as Himself
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(3 episodes)
2002 Clone High(1 episode)
2002 Live From the Red Carpet(1 episode) as Himself
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 Scrubs(182 episodes) as John 'J.D.' Dorian
2000 The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy as Benji
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(2 episodes)
1999 Getting to Know You as Wesley
1998 TRL(1 episode)
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(3 episodes)
1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery as Nick Lipton
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1990 The Baby-Sitters Club(13 episodes) as David Cummings
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(2 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1952 Today(1 episode)

Production

2014 The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz … Executive Producer
2014 Wish I Was Here … Producer
2001 Scrubs(13 episodes) … Executive Producer
2001 Scrubs(91 episodes) … Producer

Directing

2017 Going in Style … Director
2014 Wish I Was Here … Director
2004 Garden State … Director
2001 Scrubs(7 episodes) … Director

Writing

2014 Wish I Was Here … Writer
2004 Garden State … Screenplay

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